Arrest in hit-and-run death of Wilmette woman

October 26, 2009 4:24:53 PM PDT
An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a Wilmette woman who was a student at Johns Hopkins University.Miriam Frankl, 20, was crossing the street in front of her campus apartment building in Baltimore when she was struck and killed. It was just over a week ago.

Police found a damaged pick-up truck believed to be involved in the accident but not the driver.

This weekend, 39-year-old Thomas Lee Meighan Junior was arrested and charged with 18 different violations.

Frankl was a junior at the university majoring in molecular and cellular biology.